Animals Found Positive for Rabies (Species & Location)

Erie County Department of Health
Division of Environmental Health Services
ECDOH Rabies, Disease and Vector Control Program 

Rabid Animals in Erie County by Species & Location 

Updated 10/03/2019

Number of Animals Found Positive for Rabies in 2019
Type of Animal Number Positive
Bat 17
Cat  
Deer  
Dog  
Fox  
Raccoon 6
Skunk  
Woodchuck  
Cattle  
Sheep  
   
Total  23

 

Count

Date Reported Positive

Animal

Township

1 01/18/2019 Bat Buffalo
2 02/25/2019 *Raccoon Irving
3 03/04/2019 Bat Buffalo
4 03/13/2019 Bat Buffalo
5 03/20/2019 Raccoon Concord
6 06/13/2019 Raccoon Marilla
7 06/24/2019 Raccoon Concord
8 07/12/2019 Bat Lancaster
9 07/23/2019 Bat Grand Island
10 07/26/2019 Raccoon Chaffee
11 07/29/2019 Bat Amherst
12 07/30/2019 Bat Grand Island
13 08/06/2019 Bat East Amherst
14 08/21/2019 Bat Concord
15 09/04/2019 Bat Tonawanda
16 09/05/2019 Bat Tonawanda
17 09/06/2019 Bat Tonawanda
18 09/11/2019 Bat Buffalo
19 09/20/2019 Bat Orchard Park
20 09/27/2019 Bat Buffalo
21 09/27/2019 Bat Lancaster
22 09/30/2019 Raccoon Alden
23 10/02/2019 Bat Buffalo

 *Investigation and specimen preparation done by Erie County for the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation.

 

2018 Statistics

2017 Statistics

Map of Rabid Animals Detected in Erie County from 2007 to 2017

2016 Statistics

2015 Statistics

2014 Statistics

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